I cant load facebook

lainey - Nov 29, 2008 at 08:35 AM
 UFsurveyor85 - Jan 16, 2013 at 03:35 AM
i try and load facebook with my laptop but it is the only site that will not load, it really annoys me. Every time it tries to load the message static.afk.... comes up I dont know what to do
Pleaseeeee someone help me

6 responses

Had the same issue, like everyone else I,
1. Checked the MTU on my computer,
2. Disabled all the add-ons , started in safe mode and facebook opened once in safe mode.
3. Uninstalled / Reinstalled firefox > Same problem.
4. Uninstalled again through add/remove program and noticed that there were two versions of Adobe Flash Version 10. (I work in IT and this has been an issue on other machines, Uninstalled both Adobe Flash 10 ) and reinstalled firefox.
Was able to resolve my issue
Thank you very much! I've solved the problem. You were totally right about it.
Big thanks!

I would kiss you if you were a Girl :D !> That totally worked !
to get round this problem type this.... https://www.facebook.com/login.php?login_attempt=1
Ok guys, I just found the answer on my end (new user here) I swapped out my DNS (domain name server).. I switched it over to google ...their address is OR you can check their site if needed.. after that my pages load tons faster AND I fixed my facebook loading problem! hope this helps
PS - I tried a new IP address for my connection with no help.
This seems to be a common problem as I too had trouble loading certain sites after extensive searching the web and trying several recommendations I fixed it, first of all I used a registry cleaner(registry mechanic) to clean up my system (helps a common problem and crosses it out) then used (malware anti-malware) software and found out I had a dns trojan which changes dns , basically plays around with your dns n# and makes life hard for you, I couldnt get into facebook and a couple of other sites for about a month, I initially used and changed ,mozilla/internet explorer/opera and avast/avg/norton/bitdefender and other software which they either couldnt pick it up or 1 that did couldnt get rid of it, give it a go! and no I dont work for them, but they were highly recommended round the web.
i too cant get onto facebook or myspace everyone else in the house can and they are on dif cpmputers !

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The same thing is actually happening to me. its very annoying, I've downloaded almost every browser including Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, but all of them don't load it.
It is usually something to do with your network or if you have a proxy or firewall.
But temporarily, a good solution is to use a proxy website which enables you to surf any channel no matter what. Try these:


One of these should work! Hope this helps :)
May be a bit late for you lot but I found that the new lite version works ok https://www.facebook.com/
Good luck!
Oct 19, 2009 at 01:27 PM
I tried the URL that you gave to me, but it doesn't work either. It always gives the same message.
We have 3 macs at home; an iMac, a macBook and a macMini. Facebook ONLY works on the macMini, not on the other two; that's very weird.


facebook lite does not let you play facebook gamesnot recommened if u farmville etc
Facebook lite can't see notification button eh